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whose to blame. two suspects and an innocent bystander kill in a fiery crash. the tough questions facing police. hello again. i'm linh bui. jessica and don are off today. the family of an innocent bystander who was killed this a triple fatal accident demands answers from police. derek valcourt explains. >> reporter: those families want answers regarding the police involvement in the crash. police commanders say they have that information but right now they're not sharing. >> flames engulfed vehicles early tuesday morning. it happened after da vel johns and tavon brown fled from officers. they died when their car slammed
into a jeep. the passenger in that jeep, 46-year-old angel chiwengo died. >> my father is still in the hospital fighting for his life. >> angela baker's father, andrew baker, was driving the jeep and remains in critical condition. >> angel don't want no trouble with nobody. >> baker was chiwengo's coworker and was giving her a ride home. both families now frustrated and questioning whether a police chase of the honda is to blame for the crash. >> the people in the car aren't going to run for nothing. >> nobody drives at a high rate of speed for 5 miles without being pursued by someone. >> so far city police have only said their officers were following the honda but will not comment further. >> as painful as it is for us when we have knowledge and have some information you must understand that we have to balance the public's right to know and need to know with the
integrity of this investigation. >> reporter: the two suspects who were fleeing from police had long criminal records. police have not said what criminal activity they saw those suspects involved in. >> thank you. police are working close ly ly with the state's attorneys office, which will ultimately make a decision on what if anything police did wrong in this instance. the fbi is now in nairobi, kenya to help with the investigation into the mall massacre there. agents are helping collect fingerprints, dna and ballistic evidence to try and identify the victims and attackers. a terrorist group with tie to al-qaeda is taking responsible for that attack which killed more than 60 people. the group also threatens more attacks until kenya with draws its troops from within somali's border. obamacare is just days away. the president is in maryland to explain how it will work. wjz is live in prince george's
county. pat warren with more on the president's speech moments ago. pat. >> reporter: that's right . president obama is pitching obamacare to the people of prince george's county. he scored one here today. >> five days from now on october 1st millions of americans who don't have health insurance because they've been priced out of the market or because they've denied access because of a preexisting condition will finally be able to buy quality affordable health insurance. . >> the affordable care act, obamacare, has missed 41 deadlines already. on cnn's cross fire governor o'malley defended the process in maryland. >> for us in maryland, i can't speak to everyone else, but i can tell you that we've decided to be an early implementer of
the affordable care act. we know there's going to be hick-ups. >> it is at the core of a congressional budget battle that has the house defunding it while the senate insists on going through with it. >> republicans aren't worried it will fail, they're worried it will succeed. >> reporter: what's going to happen now in the next five days, people will start signing up october 1st. it's a 6-month sign up period. then after that the program takes effect january 1st. now, if you already have health care you don't have to do anything. i'm pat warren reporting from prince george's county community college. back to you on tv hill. >> thank you, pat. we'll have much more from the president on obamacare coming up at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. 35 students are home this morning after a school bus crash in charles county. the bus was on its way to north point high school in waldorf when a
cadillac hit it head on. it happened yesterday morning on davis road. police say the cadillac struck a curve and bounced into the path of the bus. the 47-year-old woman driving the car is recovering from serious injuries. so far no charges have been filed. bell burglar. officers in carroll county look for a thief who stole a 200 pound church bell. it was taken from a storage facility on main street in mount erie. it was stolen in the last 2 weeks. it was supposed to hang above the howard chapel united methodist church. anyone with information call maryland state police. another beautiful day across the area. take a live look outside. we have partly sunny, mild conditions on the first thursday of autumn. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. marty bass is in the out back and meteorologist tim williams is in the weather center. hey, tim. >> good afternoon. i always say the first sign of what
things look like outside is what marty is wearing. he's in short sleeves. we are towards the end of september and it's still nice enough to be without a jacket. right now 53 degrees is where we started. that was the past 24 hour over night low. a very mild night. a nice night to have a windows up. we're currently sitting at bwi at 70 degrees. temperatures are in the range of about the mid 60s to the low 70s or so. it's because we're seeing a bit of a break in the cloud cover that we're starting to see more sunshine. there are some clouds out there not really impacting our weather too much. it's just another pattern of another nice day. a day to be in your short sleeves. for more on how it's going to play out for the next day or so, out to marty bass. hey. >> reporter: thank you very much. good afternoon. not only in my shirt short sleeves but i'm actually in shade. let me see, i'll step out in the sun. it's back over in here. an extremely comfortable day.
we will lose the clouds through the afternoon. almost darn near clear over night. tomorrow with high pressure sitting on top of us we will continue this fair weather pattern into the weekend. showers not that far away. just all a matter of location. real estate and weather have one thing in common, showers stay suppressed down to our south. how nice is it going to be? meteorologist tim williams with those details shortly. now back inside. >> thanks. breaking this silence. jacoby jones speaks out about the alleged party bus brawl. there was allegations that he was hit in the head with a champagne bottle. jones claims he did not get into any physical altercation with a stripper. >> i'm going to take responsibility that i was in the wrong place at the wrong time. i did nothing wrong but i'll take responsibility for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. >> jones said there was no fight. according to the police report an officer saw him bleeding from the head. he hurt
his knee in the ravens season opener so he's not playing. you don't want to miss the action when the ravens take on the bills. you can watch the game right here sunday afternoon at 1:00 on wjz. then stay tuned for our special post-game coverage. mark, maet, mary, jessica and wally williams will bring you highlights, reaction and analysis. a full football sunday right here on wjz. still to come on wjz eyewitness news at noon, dramatic calls for help. the controversy over the 911 calls from the newtown school massacre. it's going to cost you more to send a letter. the increase the post office is proposing. >> another nice september day outside. meteorologist tim williams updates your first warning weather forecast. [ male announcer ] ,,,, if paula ebert had her way, she would help her child.
it's partly cloudy, 70 degrees in central maryland right now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. frantic calls for help. should the 911 tapes from the newtown tragedy be released to the public? the freedom of information commission in connecticut is ordering the tapes from last year's shooting
at sandy hook elementary will released to the associated press. prosecutors say the decision is going to be appealed. 26 people, including 20 first graders were killed by a gunman who committed suicide as police moved in. divers mind human remains on the wreckage of the concordia. they are likely two missing passengers of the cruise liner. the discovery comes a week after a salvage crew rolled the ship onto its sides. 32 people were killed. the two people missing were presumed dead. a doctor is being called a hero for saving a man choking on a piece of meat. the physicians were in the mark restaurant in california when a woman began choking on dinner. the him lick maneuver did not work so dr. joyce johnson grabbed a pocket knife and pen and made an
incision in the woman's throat. the procedure was a success. the diner was taken to the hospital amid a crowd of cheering customers. get your forever stamps soon. the cost of mailing a first class letter is about to go up. the united postal service is making a 2 cent increase. the rate hikes are expected to raise $2 billion dollar for the cash-straped agency. our gorgeous early fall weather continues. there may be some rain this weekend. don't miss your updated first warning weather forecast. first, here's a look at today's midday stocks a look at today's midday stocks and,,,,,,,,,,,,
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humidity at 45%. 30.03. 64 okayland, 69 elkton, 7 2 on the shore, 73 is the warmer spot down towards easton. then we're in the 70 degree range around the entire metro area with 66 the number in annapolis and kent island, 70 bel air and columbia. moisture is keeping in off the ocean and the bay. you can get an idea of that little flow there. it's because of that low pressure sitting off the coastline. you can follow the cooler temperatures. 50s to the west. warmer air down towards kansas city and the gulf. they're in the mid 70s and 80s or so. we're not really going to tap into that air. we're going to stay comfortable. here's that low off the coastline. it's keeping that moisture moving in. as it starts to make its way inland it starts to dry up. you lose the green and just see the white.
the rain is going away. the moisture stays there. the clouds are with us. in the meantime the high that's dominating our forecast stays with us. the pleasant conditions still for the forseeable future. our sunset today is at 6:56. northwest wind at 5 to 10. 76 degrees this afternoon. over night lows around 56, partly cloudy with areas of fog late because of that moisture around. sunny and pleasant tomorrow, carbon copy of today. if you liked today, yesterday, the day before, the day before, you'll like tomorrow. >> it's been great week. still to come on wjz eyewitness news at noon, why babies smell good enough to eat. that story is in today's wjz health watch. here's the top stories on cbsbaltimore.com. for instant updates on all the day's news
this is cool. a 7-year-old boy from guatemala hears for the first time after getting a coke lar implant. henry rivera cried when he heard the sound of his mother's voice. he was born death and received the implant from the ray of hope medical condition in fort wayne, texas. can moms crave newborn babies like a delicious food. researchers in canada say yes. a new mother's brain becomes active when they see their babies. interesting. be sure to check in with wjz eyewitness news today at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. speaking out for the first time. what the police commissioner says about that triple fatal crash in the city. more on the investigation into the mall massacre in kenya.
we're talking about a difference between an 8 and a 9. 76 tomorrow and saturday. sunday by later in the day we may cloud up and there may be a bit of a change in the out look for early monday with clearing ing in the afternoon. temperatures are going to remain in the mid to upper 70s as we start moving through october. the normal is 74. you could call this the spring. back inside. >> i like that . don't miss tonight's cbs prime time line up. it's the season premier of elementary at 10:00 on wjz followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. a hospital for well loved and abandoned stuffed animals is opened in arizona. once a client picks a recycled bear they hand those new eyes, hearts and clothes making a brand new toy. most bears wind up in the arms of children. some of the
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